Sermons & Sunday Schools

True Discipleship

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 2 Lesson 11 This week in Sunday school, we consider the cost of following Jesus. Jesus instructed His disciples to expect hardship and persecution in their lives because of Him. What were the disciples to think when they suffered in this way? How did Jesus motivate His disciples to…

Introductory Matters for First Peter

Pastor Babij introduces the first book of Peter and demonstrates the practical subject of Peter’s letter: how Christians are to live in this world while preparing for the next. Christians are to live in the world as citizens of heaven, which means that Christians must prepare to experience temporary suffering and persecution as they live…

Jesus is the Great I Am

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 2 Lesson 10 This week, the theme for Sunday school is: Jesus, the I AM. Did Jesus claim to be the Jehovah (LORD) of the Old Testament?  Did those whom He spoke to understand His claim to such? Also, does it really matter whether Jesus is fully God? To…

The Doctrines of Grace, Part 5B: The Perseverance/Preservation of the Saints

In this sermon, Pastor Babij finishes teaching on the Perseverance/Preservation of the Saints and completes the Doctrines of Grace series. Using the Bible, Pastor details the spiritual vital signs that determine whether one is a Christian or not. He admonishes believers always to check their spiritual pulses and to be wary of backsliding. Pastor Babij…

Jesus Teaches in Parables

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 2 Lesson 9 This week, we consider the parables of Jesus. Like other parts of Jesus’ teaching, Jesus’ parables are well-known but often not well understood. What do we need to know in order to interpret parables? What are Jesus’ parables all about? Why did Jesus teach in parables?…

The Doctrines of Grace, Part 5A: The Perseverance/Preservation of the Saints

Pastor Babij’s continues his Doctrines of Grace series with today’s teaching on the Perseverance/Preservation of the Saints. Pastor Babij explains how this doctrine is the Scriptural conclusion of the chain of salvation that begins with the total depravity of man and ends with God’s power keeping the saints heaven-bound. Pastor shows from the Bible that…

Jesus Defends God’s Honor

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 2 Lesson 8 This week in Sunday school, we look at certain displays of Jesus’ anger. What made Jesus angry? What did Jesus’ anger cause Him to do or say? Why wasn’t Jesus’ anger sinful? What is the difference between righteous and unrighteous anger? And should we be feeling…

The Doctrines of Grace, Part 4: Irresistible Grace/Effectual Calling

In this sermon, Pastor Babij examines the fourth Doctrine of Grace: Irresistible Grace. Is God just a concerned bystander or does He actually draw people to salvation? Using Scripture, Pastor Babij explains that there is precedent for God’s irresistibility besides Irresistible Grace, such as at creation and in our physical birth. Pastor Babij then carefully…

Jesus Teaches (Sermon on the Mount)

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 2 Lesson 7 This week in Sunday school, we look at Jesus’ most well known teaching: the Sermon on the Mount. Many Christians and even unbelievers will recognize phrases from this section of Scripture: “turn the other cheek,” “do not judge so that you will not be judged,” and…